Go Ask Alice: An exclusive interview with Alice Waters

Alice Waters speaks the same way she cooks, the same way she eats — with intention. Like the ingredients she selects to prepare beautiful meals, her words are thoughtful and chosen with care. Waters began our conversation with mention of this year’s National Heirloom Exposition, describing the event with the
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Kip’s to expand and offer new dinner menu options

Kip’s Restaurant will begin offering a full dinner and brunch menu this week to complement its wide array of drinks and bar-style atmosphere. The 58-year-old establishment will try its hand at American comfort food with the talent of Jon Helquist, a local chef who has worked with Berkeley restaurants Chez
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Best of Berkeley: Best Restaurants

Best Restaurant: Chez Panisse Whether you’re climbing the wooden steps to the treehouselike cafe, or stepping into the elegant yet modest dining room below, Chez Panisse will provide you a meal to remember. With a constantly changing menu of organic, locally-grown ingredients, the historical restaurant tucked inside the Gourmet Ghetto
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Former Chez Panisse chef opens sustainable butcher shop in Berkeley

By using meat from sustainable ranches and keeping the butchery process transparent for customers, a former Chez Panisse chef and his wife are aiming to change the experience of buying and eating meat with their newly opened Berkeley butchery, The Local Butcher Shop. The owners — couple Monica and Aaron
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